The media regulator, Ofcom, has not upheld a complaint by Angus Energy about a BBC report on a sidetrack oil well drilled at Brockham in Surrey.
Cuadrilla has applied for permission to store and handle oil at its exploration well site at Balcombe in West Sussex.
Councillors have objected to planning applications at oil sites near Leith Hill and at Brockham in Surrey.
Councillors in West Sussex have given consent for another 10 years of oil production at Angus Energy’s oil site at Lidsey, near Bognor Regis.
Ministers said last week they were doing everything they could to promote UK onshore oil and gas production. But that’s not how it looked to the industry speaking to investors at the weekend.
In this week’s listings: North West Week in the United Resistance campaign; Second week of evidence at the Roseacre Wood public inquiry – Roseacre Awareness Group and public statements; Drop-in sessions for Derbyshire Minerals Plan consultation; Bolsover Against Fracking public meeting; UK Investor Show; Plus meetings, fundraisers and consultation deadline.
Angus Energy announced this morning it was producing more than 200 barrels of oil a day, mainly from its site at Lidsey in West Sussex.
Regulations covering oil and gas developments are confusing and misleading and there are discrepancies between different agencies, a senior Surrey planner has said.
The oil and gas company, Angus Energy, made no money from production in the year 2016-2017, according to its accounts published today. But its message to investors was that 2018 would be different.
Keep up with the news with DrillOrDrop’s March 2018 digest of headlines about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas updated daily. Click here for headlines from previous months Top headlines in March 2018: Rotherham councillors reject INEOS shale gas plans for Woodsetts; Third Energy empties fracking site […]